Formed by Noel Gallagher a year after leaving Oasis, the High Flying Birds are a rock band from the UK. Featuring the former guitarist, session pianist and drummer from Oasis as well as bassist Russell Pritchard from The Zutons, it’s a who’s who of the British indie rock scene. With three albums out and numerous world tours, the band will be landing in Tokyo in May before heading to Nagoya.
Tickets are available for two levels on both nigths – S costing ¥12,000 and A costing ¥10,000. The event will be held in the Aichi Arts Center close to Sakaemachi Station.
Ashikaga Flower Park’s annual Great Wisteria Festival is the place to see pretty purple wisteria — fuji-no-hana in Japanese — in all its glory. And also to see less common varieties in pink, white, and yellow. Basically it’s a really […]
Featuring the dancers of the Pontocho area, this show has it’s own specially-built theater just off Pontocho called the Kaburenjo theater. The stage is designed to enhance the performance; it curves, allowing for a more immersive experience for the audience. […]
Japan is an anthophile’s dream: chrysanthemums, camellias, wisteria, and the mighty cherry blossom abound, and it seems that every region and city has a gorgeous formal garden landscaped to showcase the bloom of the moment. In Yamanashi Prefecture, the star […]
On the last Sunday of May each year, Higashiomi in Shiga Prefecture hosts a festival in which enormous traditional kites are hauled into the air by teams of up to 100 people. The festival features local kites as well as […]